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Lake Cuyamaca Restaurant

€€ - €€€American
15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
+1 760-765-0700
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“home fries” (2 reviews)
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15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

I had a very respectable club sandwich here, but the real attraction is being close to Lake Cuyamaca. Sit outside in back and look out at the water while you eat, unless you're troubled by the little birds who'd love to get a crack at...More

Thank joen57
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Nice, quiet place on the lake. Seems like family-ran. Good food and nice service. No frills in a good way.

Thank OLEG V
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I stayed local near this restaurant! It’s a small local place. Great food. Great service. Very personable place. Felt like home! I’ll be back!

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Good dinner. Good prices. Good service. We sat out on the back porch with our dogs - good views of the lake. Enjoyable (nothing extraordinary but very nice). I'd recommend it.

Thank Jimm B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

we loved the shade seating and the very friedly personal. Dishes where super spicy and we enjoyed the selection of draft beers. good place to be after some walking the surrounding.

Thank matwen2016
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We sat out on the deck overlooking the lake and had breakfast. The service was good, the coffee was good, the view was good and then the food came. I ordered a breakfast sandwich with sausage and home fries. The grilled toast was soaked in...More

Thank Realtyhank
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Stopped on way back to Julian after a visit to San Diego Balboa Park. Very good fish and chips dinner with fine service. Enjoyed the view of the lake.

Thank casaahha
Reviewed 6 May 2018

A welcome relief on our third day of mountain biking through the Cleveland National Forest. The view of tall pines across the lake was very tranquil with spring wildflowers blooming in the distant meadow. My riding buddy went for the chicken pot pie and I...More

Thank apedrin7
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Despite the weather, we loved the view. It was a weekend staycation and not far from Julian. The service was relaxed but the coffee kept coming. The food was well made and seasoned. Simple comfort food but so delicious. There is also a store and...More

Thank Mylene B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I have been coming here since 1996 when the former owner ran it. The new owner changed the menu items (thank god) and all her food is made from scratch; the dressings, the entrees she serves, the pies. There is indoor and outdoor seating and...More

Thank MelEmelLa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: +1 760-765-0700
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